Green Wave look to close out home portion of 2012 schedule on a high note Saturday vs East Carolina
High School: Four-year letterman at Lutcher High for coach Tim Detillier...rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 29 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com, No. 39 recruit in the state by Rivals.com and the No. 45 recruit in the state by ESPN.com...listed as No. 49 cornerback in the country by 247Sports.com, the No. 78 safety in the nation by ESPN.com and the No. 84 corner nationally by Scout.com...received an 86 Sports Grade from 247Sports.com and a 75 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Bulldogs to a combined 47-7 record with four playoff appearances and three district titles as a prepster...earned all-district honors in each of his final two seasons, claimed first-team all-state recognition as a senior and honorable-mention all-state distinction as a junior...as a senior, posted 122 tackles (78 solo, 44 assists), two sacks for 13 yards in losses, three interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries while returning 48 punts for 119 yards and 13 kickoffs for 224 yards...had 84 tackles (63 solo, 21 assists), two interceptions, one fumble recovery and a blocked punt as a junior...tallied 87 tackles (56 solo, 31 assists), two interceptions, a pair of fumble recoveries as a sophomore...as a freshman, recorded 35 tackles (23 solo, 12 assists).
Personal: Born Jordan Edward Batiste on Aug. 20, 1994, in New Orleans, La...son of Calvin and Denesia Batiste...has one sister, Chelsie...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Arizona State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Mississippi State, North Texas, Ole Miss, Pitt, Southern Miss, Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky.